It is often said that history's most distinguished entertainers were "born in the theater," and that world-class athletes like Mickey Mantle and Tiger Woods grew up with bat or club in hand. Read more about A Natural Progression
Constructive theologian and former chemical engineer Mayra Rivera Rivera has been named Assistant Professor of Theology and Latina/o Studies at Harvard Divinity School. She will join the HDS faculty July 1, 2010.
Since 2006, Rivera Rivera has served as Assistant Professor of Theology at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California. She also advises doctoral students of the Graduate Theological Union—a consortium of graduate theological seminaries and centers located in the San Francisco Bay area. Read more about Latina/o Religious Studies Scholar to Join HDS Faculty
Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús, a Stanford University scholar of social and cultural anthropology and of Africana and Latino/a studies, has been appointed Assistant Professor of African American Religions, effective July 1, 2009.
It is possible that Jerry Lewis—the American comedian and entertainer—does not know what has become of his old six-screen cinema on Crescent Avenue in Brockton, Massachusetts.
For nearly six years now, the weathered building—tucked near the outer edge of a busy, nondescript shopping plaza—has served as the sanctuary for Kingdom Church of God in Christ, pastored by the Rev. Alexander Hurt, MTS '96. Read more about From the Pulpit to the Airwaves